Fuel EX C is the ideal start for a dream trail bike with a full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame that has 130mm of rear travel with a Fox Factory RE:aktiv Thru Shaft shock. Build it up light and fast or make it a beefy bruiser that's ready for some extra chunk. It's up to you.
It's right for you if...
You're after your own version of a holy grail mountain bike build. You know how you want to ride, and you know which parts you need to do it. You want the best all-around trail bike frame we offer, because you know that a great build starts with a great frame.
The tech you get
A full OCLV Mountain carbon frame with internal storage, 130mm of travel and Mino Link adjustable geometry, a FOX Factory Float shock with Trek's efficient RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft damper, and an included Bontrager Line Pro stem and Knock Block headset that prevents damage to the frame from spinning handlebars and fork crowns. Built for a PF92 bottom bracket and a 140mm fork.
The final word
A full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame and FOX Factory shock give you a major head start on a build that will be the envy of all other trail bikes. It's the best all-around option for riders who want a single versatile, high-performance ride that rips it up on every trail.
Why you'll love it
- A full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame makes for a ride that's light on the climbs and trail-tough on rough descents
- RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft works faster than a normal shock, so it tracks the ground better and keeps you in control
- This bike is perfect for shredding singletrack, hitting drops, and pushing your limits in multi-stage and marathon events
- A sleek internal storage compartment gives you a versatile spot to stow tools and gear
- We expanded our size range from XS through XL to ensure a better fit for all riders
- Sizes X-Small – Small: 27.5-inch
- Sizes Small – XX-Large: 29-inch
|Frame||OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel|
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom|
27.5-inch: Fox Factory Float EVOL, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, Kashima Coat, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x52.5mm
29-inch: Fox Factory Float EVOL, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, Kashima Coat, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x55mm
|Axles||Bontrager Switch thru axle|
|Accessories & Extras||
Bontrager Line Pro stem, 35mm, Knock Block, 0 degree
Bontrager BITS Internal Frame Storage Bag
* Subject to change without notice.